Southern Speak - It's A Thing. How Many Words Do You Know?

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Correctly identify the meaning of words like crawdad, buggy, clicker, Lagniappe , over yonder, and more!

 Apr 11, 2018

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Do you know what a crawdad is?
A small crab type animal that lives in creeks
A type of spider with a mouth too small to bite humans
A type of beer that your daddy drinks

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When do you use the phrase "Bless your heart"?
When you're slightly exasperated with the person
When you feel sorry for that person
when the person is sick

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What would you say if you're going to do something but you don't want to start just yet?
If I Had My Druthers
Fixin' To
Gonna start it soon

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What do you push that holds food at grocery stores?
Shopping Cart
Buggy
Wheeler

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How much is a "Hill of Beans" worth?
It means sentimental value
It's barely worth anything
A whole lot

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How far away is "Over Yonder"?
About 3 hills
About two cornfields
It always means different distances

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How do you describe someone who is very angry?
Madder than the Mad Hatter
Madder than the tornado's eye
Madder Than a Wet Hen

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How long will something take if it'll take "'Til the Cows Come Home"?
All day
Over a week
A couple hours

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What fruit goes in this saying, "She's as pretty as a _________"?
Pear
Plum
Peach

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What is "Lagniappe"?
A type of musical instrument
A mix of a lasagna and a casserole
A little bit of something extra

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Sweeper is another word for...
Mop
Vacuum
Broom

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If someone is extremely slow, they are "Slow as __________"
the sunrise
syrup
molasses

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If someone is "Too big for their britches", what are they?
Arrogant
Famous
Fat

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How would a southerner describe a situation that is deteriorating easily, rapidly, beyond hope?
Goin’ to hell in a hand basket
Worn slap out
Cotton pickin’ minute

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What meal do you eat at the end of the day?
Brunch
Dinner
Supper

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What word replaces swear?
suwanne
declare
sowear

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When is the phrase, "Up and at 'em!" used?
Any time people are going slow
In the morning to get out of bed
During a sports competition

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What is a cover-up word that can be used to describe any part of the human anatomy, especially the heart or throat?
Clodhopper
Dohickey
Gizzard

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If something "don't hold water" it...
doesn't make sense
is broken
has a hole in it

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What is another phrase for a young person?
Knee high to a bullfrog/grasshopper
Younger than a dead pig in the sunshine
Younger than a clock

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"Playin' possum" means...
pretending to be asleep
playing hooky
playing dumb

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What would you call someone dirty and disreputable?
Little miss priss
Ragamuffin
Stinks to high heavens
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